In no other area is economic revival more prevalent than in the far northwest valley. Located at the last exit along U.S. Highway 95 before Kyle Canyon Road, Skye Canyon is one of the first master-planned communities to begin construction in Southern Nevada since the recession.
Marketed as a mecca for outdoor recreation, planned amenities include an extensive trail system, a bike repair shop, an amphitheater, a greenhouse and community parks. Its 8,142-square-foot community center, Skye Center, is planned to have a coffee shop and juice bar, while Skye Fitness will feature pools and splash parks.
“Skye Center will be the hub of the master plan, and Pulte’s neighborhoods will be within walking distance to a fitness center, pool, biking areas and more,” said Andy Lee, director of sales at PulteGroup. “Pulte’s Evergreen neighborhood is adjacent to Skye Center and other amenities offering our homebuyers exceptional access. There is also a smaller park nestled between neighborhoods and great access to Mount Charleston and Red Rock preserve. It’s an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise.”
According to the Outdoor Industry Association, 57 percent of Nevada residents participate in outdoor activities. After closely studying the active lifestyles of Southern Nevada residents, Chris Armstrong, vice president at Olympia Cos., said he is confident Skye Canyon will appeal to most people.
“We want to create an area where people can connect and create relationships,” he said. “What’s missing in Las Vegas is a sense of community. Here people will be able to get together and know their neighbors.”
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